Role details

Merchandise Manager

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Merchandise Manager-Fashion
  • West Yorkshire

About Our Client

Our client is well established fashion retailer who are looking for a Merchandise Manager to support the fashion team.

Job Description

The Merchandise Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • In conjunction with the Buying Team and QA develop, review and gain agreement for the department strategy and targets for each product area to achieve sales and profit plans. Deliver product review and range finalisation in line with the critical path
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of departmental performance and understand which are the most appropriate levers to use to maximise business performance at any given time

  • Manage the reporting of historical KPI's for pre-season range analysis and use the historical mix to assess winners/losers and future direction of the range

  • Ensure the 'Open to Buy' tool is accurate and reflects the departments most up to date sales and stock forecast
  • Proactively communicate current and future department plans cross functionally to ensure full understanding

  • Manage and develop the supply base to maximise profitability through accurate production planning, stock phasing and delivery schedule management, identify the key suppliers and plan production space

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Sound experience of Merchandise/Planning in a mail order or large retail environment/Multi channel business.
  • Highly developed analytical and numerical skills.
  • Excellent PC skills, with experience of working with Financial/Analytical tools.
  • Proven influencing skills.
  • High attention to detail at all times.
  • Ability to manage a team with focus in order to meet the Company's targets.

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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